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Donnellan at Cornell

John Perry

in Having in Mind: The Philosophy of Keith Donnellan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199844845
eISBN:
9780199933501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844845.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter presents the author’s recollections from 1964 until 1968, as a graduate student in the Philosophy Department—that is, in the Sage School of Philosophy—at Cornell University, where Keith ... More


Learning to Live Together

Donald W. Katzner

in At the Edge of Camelot: Debating Economics in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199765355
eISBN:
9780199896806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765355.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The process by which the tensions in the Economics Department were eliminated and the radicals and nonradicals learned to live with and even appreciate each other took several years. It involved, in ... More


The First Three Years of Radical Presence

Donald W. Katzner

in At the Edge of Camelot: Debating Economics in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199765355
eISBN:
9780199896806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765355.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The arrival of the radical faculty and the radical graduate students that followed them exacerbated the tensions and turmoil in the Department. In this environment, a new Ph.D. program in radical ... More


Beyond Named Confidants: Whom They Actually Talked To

Mario Luis Small

in Someone To Talk To

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190661427
eISBN:
9780190661458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661427.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter examines whether the graduate students, when talking about their serious personal worries, actually approached their newly named confidants or stuck, instead, to old ones. Three possible ... More


Resistance Is Futile! You Will Be Assimilated: Gender and the Making of Scientists

Banu Subramaniam (ed.)

in Ghost Stories for Darwin: The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038655
eISBN:
9780252096594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038655.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines how the links between a scientific identity and a masculine one have come to shape the culture of science, and considers an alternate vision where “woman” and “science” are not ... More


The Economics of University Science and the Role of Foreign Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

Grant C. Black and Paula E. Stephan

in American Universities in a Global Market

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110448
eISBN:
9780226110455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110455.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Universities play an important role in the production of knowledge in the United States. Research is often performed with the assistance of graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and staff ... More


Causes and Consequences of Talent Mobility

Andrés Solimano

in The International Mobility of Talent: Types, Causes, and Development Impact

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199532605
eISBN:
9780191714627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532605.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter takes a fresh look at the topic of international mobility examining talented and highly educated individuals. It highlights the potential of ‘brain circulation’ embedded in the greater ... More


A View from the South: The Idea of a State University

Henry Mayer

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the chapter's author's experiences as a student activist in the Free Speech Movement (FSM). It explains that he participated in the FSM in the certain knowledge that he had ... More


Investing in the Future

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0028
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the investments Alexander made in the form of her patronage of graduate student research. She not only established a two-year research assistantship, but also contributed and ... More


Empirical Generalizability

Mario Luis Small

in Someone To Talk To

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190661427
eISBN:
9780190661458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661427.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter presents each of the book’s core empirical propositions about how much graduate students change, retain, develop, avoid, and make use of confidants and compares them with nationally ... More


Will I Make It?: Family Life for Young Scientists

Elaine Howard Ecklund and Anne E. Lincoln

in Failing Families, Failing Science: Work-Family Conflict in Academic Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479843121
eISBN:
9781479851188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479843121.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In chapter 3, “Will I Make It? Family Life for Young Scientists,” graduate students and postdoctoral fellows admit that finding a faculty position in science is not necessarily their goal, even ... More


Incompatible Expectations: Why They Avoided Strong Ties

Mario Luis Small

in Someone To Talk To

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190661427
eISBN:
9780190661458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661427.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter suggests that the graduate students sometimes approached weak ties because they were avoiding strong ones, and that the heart of their reservations lay in the possibility of incompatible ... More


Relevance and Empathy: Why They Approached Weak Ties

Mario Luis Small

in Someone To Talk To

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190661427
eISBN:
9780190661458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661427.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter suggests that the graduate students approached weak ties because of a desire to confide in someone who would understand their predicament as they themselves saw it. In other words, they ... More


The Difference a Union Makes: Graduate Employee Activists’ Engaged Scholarship and Their Working Lives

Susan Roth Breitzer

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author offers an account of graduate employee activists' engaged scholarship and their working lives. The author interviewed former leaders of the Campaign to Organize Graduate ... More


“A Steam Engine in Pants”: The Boom Years

Gerard N. Burrow

in A History of Yale's School of Medicine: Passing Torches to Others

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092073
eISBN:
9780300132885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092073.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter focuses on the appointment of Professor Milton Charles Winternitz as Dean of the medical school. During his fifteen years as dean, Winternitz firmly brought the medical school into the ... More


Pack Consciousness

Heather Steffen

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Much activism, organizing, and criticism in the last few decades has reflected the ability of graduate students to accurately read and respond to their position as academic workers. But grad students ... More


Weak-Tie Confidants: Whom They Named

Mario Luis Small

in Someone To Talk To

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190661427
eISBN:
9780190661458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661427.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter examines the “core discussion networks” of graduate students in three departments and shows that, contrary to traditional expectations, many of the ties appear to be weak rather than ... More


Because They Were There: Why They Did Not Always Deliberate

Mario Luis Small

in Someone To Talk To

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190661427
eISBN:
9780190661458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661427.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter examines how much the graduate students’ decisions about approaching confidants were deliberative as opposed to spontaneous—whether they assessed pros and cons before deciding whom to ... More


Graduate Education and the Ethics of the Digital Humanities

Alexander Reid

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0036
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

One of the many challenges and opportunities emerging from the rapid expansion of, and growing interest in, the digital humanities is the question of how to prepare graduate students for academic ... More


Gender Differences among Students in Computer Science and Applied Information Technology

Christine Ogan, Jean C. Robinson, Manju Ahuja, and Susan C. Herring

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter reports on a study that compares the demographics, attitudes, and computing-related behaviors of undergraduate and graduate students majoring in computer science with those majoring in ... More


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